European Research Group (ERG)
Total 21 Posts
How Brexitism is eating conservatism15 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s Brexit analysis – placing Truss’s ‘essay’ and Sunak’s many woes in the wider context of a ‘Brexitist’ capture of conservatism, and how that could lead to a re-alignment of the political right.
Untying Brexit’s toxic knots14 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s latest Brexit analysis on David Lammy’s speech that was maybe the first time since Brexit that a major politician challenged its central, flawed assumptions. A small but welcome first step to realism.
Another Brexit year begins15 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s latest Brexit analysis on why it is not in the “remainers’” power to create a post-Brexit consensus, a discussion about the Retained EU Law Bill and Northern Ireland Protocol, plus some thoughts prompted by Frost’s hero-worship of Edmund Burke.
Braverman’s brutal Britain6 min read
It’s not May, Johnson, Truss, or Sunak that is the problem, it’s the entire detestable lot of them.
Enter Sunak, the fifth Brexit Prime Minister15 min read
The ignominious collapse of Liz Truss’s government may mark a turning point in the entire Brexit saga. But the corner has not been turned by the arrival of Rishi Sunak. Nor will it be until the poison of Brexit lies has been drained from the body politic.
The best hope lies in this government’s hopelessness18 min read
Ironically, as well as being deeply depressing, the most hopeful thing about this government is how utterly hopeless at governing it is proving itself to be.
Strange times18 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s latest analysis: a big picture overview of how the Queen’s death coincides with the ever clearer failure of Brexit as a national strategy and the start of one of the most peculiar governments we have ever had.